Cincinnati Reds

5th NL Central | 38-60
  • Batting Avg
    .242 AVG
  • Runs
    421 R
  • Earned Runs Avg
    5.28 ERA
  • Home Runs Allowed
    166 HR
  • Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza set for Hall induction
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    Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza set for Hall induction

    COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- To glance around this small upstate town is to understand that Hall of Fame weekend is about a couple franchises unaccustomed to being represented on baseball's ultimate stage. For the last three days, thousands of fans adorned in the hats and shirts of the Seattle Mariners and New York Mets have descended upon Cooperstown to celebrate the induction of Ken Griffey Jr. and Mike Piazza into the Hall of Fame. The two men will be officially enshrined Sunday afternoon at the Clark Sports Center. Griffey will be the first inductee to wear a Mariners hat into the Hall of Fame, though the Hall considers Randy Johnson -- who went in last year wearing the cap of the Arizona Diamondbacks

  • Chicago Cubs nearing deal for New York Yankees' Aroldis Chapman
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    Chicago Cubs nearing deal for New York Yankees' Aroldis Chapman

    A deal that would send New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman to the Chicago Cubs for a package including Class A shortstop Gleyber Torres was close to completion Sunday night, according to reports from ESPN and Today's Knuckleball. Chapman, a left-hander known for a fastball that can reach 105 mph, is one of the biggest names rumored to be on the trading block. The 28-year-old Cuban who was suspended for the first 30 games of the season under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy for his involvement in an alleged incident in October, is 3-0 with a 2.01 ERA, 20 saves and 44 strikeouts this season. Chapman would fill one of the few remaining holes on a loaded Cubs roster -- that of